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Dark circle under my eyes?

Dark circle under my eyes?

Many causes: There are many causes for dark circles under the eyes ranging from allergies to anemia. To read a short blog i wrote, go to: http://www.Familyallergyasthmacare.Com/2014/01/do-you-have-dark-circles-under-your-eyes-think-allergies/. ...Read more

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Dark spot under eye?

Dark spot under eye?

Many options: Is this a new event? Or something of long standing? Is it asymptomatic or does it hurt? Is it growing, bulging above skin level, inflammatory? If any of these questions are positive, then you should consult with your ophthalmologist or a dermatologist. Once pathology is eliminated then a cosmetic approach might be considered. ...Read more

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Purple halo around brown eyes?

Purple halo around brown eyes?

Lipid (Fat) Deposits: Although this ring may look purple in people with brown eyes it is actually opaque white/grey. It is caused by lipid (fat) deposits around the periphery of the cornea. It is called arcus senilis. It is a benign finding and occurs commonly but in certain patients can rarely indicate elevated cholesterol and if asymmetric can indicate narrow blood vessels. ...Read more

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Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Blue ring around dark brown eyes a vision problem?

Probably not: This is most likely a deposit of lipid term 'corneal arcus'. It is benign and will not affect the vision. If the eye is red, painful, or the vision is changing rapidly, - there are some pathologic changes that can occur in this part of the cornea which will appear like a blue ring. These are rare but will need an ophthalmologist to look at them. ...Read more

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Brown spots with red squiggly veins on eyeballs?

Brown spots with red squiggly veins on eyeballs?

Hard to say...: These could be congenital ares of pigmentation or something more serious. Are they new or have they been there as long as you remember? See your eye doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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What creates dark smudges underneath eyes?

What creates dark smudges underneath eyes?

Pigment: Maturation of the skin and loss of facial fat can cause darkening of the skin underneath the eyelids. Usually creams do not help. Consider a md consultation. ...Read more

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Dark brown eyes with blue ring around the pupil, what's wrong?

Dark brown eyes with blue ring around the pupil, what's wrong?

Arcus: It sounds like corneal arcus. You should have your cholesterol checked. ...Read more

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Red puffy corner of eye?

Red puffy corner of eye?

MANY CAUSES: May be a very simple problem to take care of. Unfortunately, accurate diagnosis will require you to see a doctor. ...Read more

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June had sinus infect. Red in right eye?had eyes dialited, eyes fine. when turn head to left,right eye solid light red corner of eye, than red lines.

Again, more info: needed to help you especially after you said your exam was normal by your eye doctor. Was this an ophthalmologist or optometrist? If you weren't satisfied, you need to get a second opinion from an ophthalmologist to identify what your redness in your conjunctiva is from, or if it's allergy related, contact lens related, or other? We need more info to help you further.Please resubmit with the info, ...Read more

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Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?

Small circle/ring, dark shadow/"cig light coil" shaped; appears bottom or left of eye when blink fast/after light glare. Appears same spot/disappears?

Flashes ; floaters: The clear gel that fills eyeball is normally attached to all parts of the inside of the eye. As we get older it can become more liquid (watery) and detaches from the back of the retina causing flashes ; floaters. This can indicate a retinal tear. As the retina detaches, change or loss in your side vision is the next symptom. You should see your eye doctor to check the retina. ...Read more

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Dark rings around my eyes?

Dark rings around my eyes?

Sleep: Are you getting enough sleep? Should get at least 7-8 hrs every night. ...Read more

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Dark red spot with light red circle around it. What is this?

Sorry, this one will: Require a physical evaluation (; possibly tests) to provide you with an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Black marks around my eyes?

Black marks around my eyes?

Allergy: Typically dark circle around the eye are related to allegy. ...Read more

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Black dots in iris of the eye?

Black dots in iris of the eye?

Spotty iris.....: Black dots on the iris are usually normal. Especially if they have been present and unchanging for years. If these spots enlarge or change, they may need to be more closely evaluated. ...Read more

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Green light in my left eye, blind spots, half vision?

Green light in my left eye, blind spots, half vision?

Very cryptic: Sorry but I'm not understanding what's going on and I don't understand the question either. You see a green light in your left eye or green lights in your left eye give you blind spots and half vision? Please clarify. ...Read more

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Blue grey eyes with yellow/golden ring around pupil, what is it?

Blue grey eyes with yellow/golden ring around pupil, what is it?

New?: You may have normal irises with peripupillary color that is different than the periphery. If you are otherwise healthy and without ocular injuries, surgery, eye medication or systemic disease that results in ocular complications (diabetes, connective tissue disease) your color of your eyes is most likely normal. ...Read more

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Would blue colored contacts obscure my eyes?

Would blue colored contacts obscure my eyes?

No it will be blue: No and your eyes will look blue. ...Read more

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Red halo ring around my iris?

Red halo ring around my iris?

Red halo ring : The red halo ring may be caused by irritation of contact lenses. ...Read more

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What causes dark circles around the eyes?

What causes dark circles around the eyes?

Dark Circles: Allergies are the most common cause of this - sinusitis can also cause dark circles. See your doctor for help. ...Read more

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White cloudy spot on colored part of eye?

White cloudy spot on colored part of eye?

White spot: Based on the description, it sounds like you are having an issue in your cornea. This can be a sign of something serious so you need to see an eye doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more